Views about human evolution among liberals by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among liberals by views about human evolution

% of liberals who say humans…

Religious tradition Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 78% 8% 4% 10% < 1% 136
Catholic 43% 27% 3% 23% 4% 1,474
Evangelical Protestant 20% 33% 3% 39% 5% 937
Historically Black Protestant 15% 34% 3% 44% 4% 467
Jewish 74% 12% 4% 8% 2% 394
Mainline Protestant 43% 30% 6% 18% 4% 1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 74% 11% 4% 10% 1% 3,107

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